United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – how relevant are they for businesses? Part II
May 27 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Continuing from their conversation in the previous podcast of this series, Márcia Balisciano Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at RELX and Uwe Schulte explore what the UN SDGs offer corporations in terms of framework and opportunity. Márcia describes RELX’s approach in applying the SDGs to their sustainability activities. As a global digital information provider RELX have created a UN SDG Resource Center which they are now extending to insights about COVID-19.
COVID-19 Reset and Recovery: Adapting Feedback and Performance Systems during and after a Crisis
May 21 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
This podcast aim to provide audience with practical actions companies can take to best manage near- term, upcoming performance conversations during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as several significant trends companies will need to consider if they want to redesign their PM approaches for an increasingly unpredictable future.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – What are they all about? Part I
May 20 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Márcia Balisciano Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at RELX joins Uwe Schulte in a conversation exploring the origins of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The discussion covers its more widely accepted adoption and how the SDGs can become an important frame of reference for sustainability.
Supporting Employee Well-Being and Navigating Talent Acquisition During COVID-19
May 19 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
How current employees and candidates are treated during a crisis will have a lasting effect on an organization’s employment brand. Listen to this podcast for the latest insights on providing support for employee well-being and mental health and how talent acquisition functions are transforming to respond to COVID-19.
How to Address the ‘Wicked Problems’ of the World Today
May 13 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Our conversation in this podcast looks at the aspects of responsibility, resilience, and regeneration, with John Elkington challenging managers to actively drive for what he calls ‘Green Swan’ scenarios. COVID-19 is an acute case of the ‘wicked problems’ described in his book and John is optimistic that in coming out of this crisis ‘Green Swan’ solutions will only gain more momentum in this arena.
Claudia Sahm on evaluating the Federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic impacts
May 07 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Faced with a public health and economic crisis unlike any in living memory, Congress has enacted trillions of dollars of relief while the Federal Reserve is carrying out unprecedented market interventions. Claudia Sahm, director of macroeconomic policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, joins to discuss the Federal policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic to-date, what more may need to be done, and what lessons policymakers should take in the face of macroeconomic uncertainty.
A Brief History of Corporate Sustainability: A conversation with John Elkington
May 06 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this Podcast John Elkington founder of Volans explores the evolution of corporations from Environment Compliance Policies and Corporate Social Responsibility to the fight for positive impact today.
Understanding the Labor Market Consequences of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Europe and in the US - a primer
May 06 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
A large share of the world population is in lockdown right now. The speed and depth of the downturn we are experiencing are unprecedented and, inevitably, this will have an impact on labor markets. What do we know about unemployment so far in US and Europe? What industries or workers groups are more affected? How are companies dealing with shortages in some sectors? And, will we see productivity growth increasing as unexpected but positive impact of this crisis? These are the questions we deal w
Human Capital & COVID-19: Addressing Stigma and Discrimination during Times of Crisis
May 06 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Incidents of racial bias and xenophobia against people of Chinese and Asian descent in the US have been increasing since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Human capital and diversity and inclusion (D&I) leaders have an important role to play. Laura Sabattini, Principal Researcher at The Conference Board and Serena Fong, VP of Strategic Engagement at Catalyst, discuss actions organizations and leaders can take to support workers facing this difficult issue.
Leading Teams Through a Crisis
May 05 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Research by The Conference Board has identified 12 behaviors of highly engaging leaders. As we strive to keep employees engaged during the COVID-19 crisis and afterward into the recovery phase, these 12 behaviors are good reminders of how to best lead virtual teams.